Founded in 1997 by passionate volunteers, WAVE Educational Fund has grown to include tens of thousands of supporters representing every county in Wisconsin. As our influence has grown, so has our critical role with reporters and legislators as the go-to voice for lifesaving gun laws.
Most of our internship was completed virtually; however, we were able to do some awesome in-person activities safely. WAVE’s seven 2022 youth summer interns, aged 15 to 19, were very busy participating in gun violence prevention education and advocacy.
This year, due to COVID-19, our youth summer internship program was completely virtual again. WAVE’s 16 (up from 6 last year) 2021 youth summer interns, aged 14 to 21, were very busy participating in online gun violence prevention education and advocacy.
Woah! It has been quite a summer! WAVE’s eight 2019 youth summer interns, aged 15 to 19, were very busy advocating for gun violence prevention in Wisconsin. Throughout the summer, the interns cultivated strong friendships with one another and developed skills that they will continue to use throughout their lives. Examples of What We Did…